Dr. Onyema Amakiri, DO

Dr. Onyema Amakiri, DO

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Onyema Amakiri, DO is an internal medicine specialist in El Paso, TX. He specializes in internal medicine.

Gateway Internal Medicine Associates, PA

1556 Lomaland Dr Ste 101

El Paso, TX 79935
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus

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Dr. Amakiri's Experience

Dr. Amakiri's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Amakiri "At Gateway Internal Medicine Associates, PA, our philosophy is to strive to optimize healthcare and help promote disease prevention. We strive to uphold the dignity of humanity. Our patients are seen as one of our own, not as a number. Onyema E. Amakiri, DO is Board Certified in Internal Medical by the American Board of Internal Medicine and The American Board of Osteopathic Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey and received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Amakiri completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey. Prior to his recent training, Dr. Amakiri graduated from the University of Nigeria, where he obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medical Degree. "


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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

283  Conditions Treated


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33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Dialysis
  • Diet Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Michael's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amakiri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amakiri's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amakiri to family and friends
28 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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Dr. Amakiri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Most visits are in and out. Doesn't explain much. Gets offended when you question him about what he is doing to help you with your illness since nothing is helping. We had to ask for referrals instead of the Dr. Amakiri recommending you to see a specialist for other diseases. Spoke to several...more
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Doctor Amakiri was very kind as well as his nurse practitioners. He heard me out and solve my severe problems. He also has a good sense of humor. Total waiting time takes a bit but when he saw me he took his time and apologize for any inconvenience. I highly recommend this office.
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Dr. Amakiri is an excellent doctor - (patient, understanding and has compassion) he is very caring and diligent in resolving your health issues whether it is a cold/allergy or something more serious.
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Waited over an hour and half past appointment time to see him for a disability exam. He had absolutely no apology and went straight into barking orders rudely causing unnecessary pain during exam. I would say he is the most unprofessional provider I have ever dealt with and that is saying a lot...more
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I was not told he was not going to be here when I scheduled my appt. Saw his nurse practitioner. I was waiting in the room waiting 40 min before I saw her. Disappointed. Only second time here.
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